Cop crashes motorcycle after allegedly racing on Carifesta Avenue
A Police Constable was on Friday afternoon rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital after he lost control of a motorcycle on the Carifesta Avenue, Georgetown and ended up in a trench.
Constable Brown was proceeding west along the southern carriageway of the public road along with his colleague, Constable Muhammed, both who are attached to the Guyana Police Force’s traffic department.
News Room was told that the officers were racing when the accident occurred. However, they have since denied the allegations.
According to Superintendent responsible for Police’s ‘A’ Division Traffic Department, Ramesh Ashram, the ranks alleged that “a minibus stopped suddenly in front of them,” and the Constable [Brown] pulled further south to avoid a collision.
The Constable, however, lost control of the motorcycle CJ3377 and was thrown overboard while the motorcycle was left on the parapet.
Superintendent Ashram told News Room that the Constables were returning to the Traffic headquarters after refuelling their vehicles at the Kitty Gas Station.
When News Room arrived on the scene, Constable Brown was already rushed to the hospital, reportedly by the route 44 minibus which he claimed stopped suddenly in his path.